1. Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie, a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counsellor.
2. When Hemsworth was in year 8, he and his family relocated to Phillip Island, a small Australian island southeast of Melbourne.
3. Hemsworth says he spent much of his time there surfing with his brothers.
4. Hemsworth starred in the music video for “Colder Weather” by the Zac Brown Band.
5. On 4 April 2011, Lionsgate announced Hemsworth to be one of the leads, Gale Hawthorne, in The Hunger Games, which was released in 2012.
6. In 2013, Hemsworth appeared in Empire State, with Emma Roberts, and Paranoia, co-starring Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman and Amber Heard.
7. He reprised his role, Gale Hawthorne, in three sequels to The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, released in November 2013, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, released in November 2014, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, released in November 2015.
8. On 11 June 2012, Los Angeles-based non-profit organization Australians in Film announced that Hemsworth would be honoured at an exclusive benefit dinner on 27 June 2012 in Hollywood. Hemsworth attended the invitation only event, held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City, with his then fiancée Miley Cyrus.
9. It was their first public appearance together as an engaged couple.
10. While filming The Last Song in June 2009, Hemsworth began a relationship with his co-star Miley Cyrus.